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Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood


Physical Functioning

Primary and Secondary Aging

Primary Aging (senescence)
Secondary aging

The Brain and Nervous System

Response inhibition
Limbic system

Other Body Systems

Sedentary lifestyle
Maximum oxygen uptake (VO2 max)
T cells
B cells

Health and Wellness

Health Habits and Personal Factors

locus of control
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Pelvic inflammatory disease
HIV
AIDS
Chlamydia
Gonorrhea
Syphilis

Intimate Partner Abuse

Intimate partner abuse

Mental Health Problems

Sexual violence
Phobia
Personality disorder
Schizophrenia

Substance Use and Abuse

Substance abuse

Cognitive Changes

Formal Operations and Beyond

Post formal thought
Relativism
Dialectical thought
Reflective judgement

Intelligence

Crystallized intelligence
Fluid intelligence

Post-Secondary Education

Post-secondary education

Traditional and Nontraditional Students

Traditional post-secondary student
Nontraditional post-secondary student